Guardian Elder Care
  • Eldercrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
  • Munhall, PA, USA
  • Full Time

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

  1. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires demonstrated professional knowledge and skills necessary to plan, organize, and develop support services for our current residents and their families; the ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with residents, families, and staff; knowledge of the inquiry and admissions process; fundamental knowledge and skill in marketing; effective verbal and written English communication; lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
  2. Education: Graduate of an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in social work or extensive equivalent experience in the field.
  3. Experience: Prior social work experience in the geriatric field preferred.
  4. Certificate/Licenses: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, valid (insert state) driver's license.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The employee must be able to perform, including but not limited to, these essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation by the employer, without posing a direct threat to himself/herself or to others.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

1. Conduct continuous family and resident counseling including crisis intervention, facility adjustment, resident status changes, etc.

2.  Assess each resident within seven (7) days of admission and on a quarterly basis.

3. Coordinate and lead education for family support groups.

4. Attend monthly resident council meetings (when invited by council) and address resident concerns.

5. Coordinate room changes; notify residents & families.

6. Coordinate changes such as room transfers, cable and telephone, pharmacy, laundry, etc.

7. Develop and coordinate staff training sessions such as Residents' Rights, Guest Relations, and Resident Dignity.

8. Assist discharged residents and families with placement options.

9. Coordinate Discharge Planning Service (i.e., discharge time, special needs) and initiate a discharge follow-up call within forty-eight (48) hours after discharge.

10. Initiate MA 103 & Opening letter; responsible for completing forms & sending to Dept of Welfare.  Check PASSAR on admission & complete 408's on targeted residents.

11. Direct and assist admissions coordinator with inquiries and facility tours, marketing, and networking.

12.  Assist with admission sign-in and discharge process as needed.

13. Establish and implement a follow-up visit system for all new residents per individual care plans.

14. Establish and coordinate resident welcoming committee.

15. Visit all new residents and families within 24 hours of admission to facility.

16. Participate in quarterly care plan conferences, including invitations to families and follow-up review with residents.  Assure good representation at care conferences.

17. Complete Medical Assistance application with family members as.  Complete MA 51's.

18. Chair and participate in weekly rehab meetings.

19. Participate in monthly Behavior Management meetings and follow up with any concerns.

20. Coordinate completion of Medical Assistance applications

21. Practice safe working habits.

22. Update department's policies and procedures manual at least annually.

23. Participate in Marketing activities.

24. Identify Target residents/408; complete reporting forms within 48 hours of admission.

25. Write necessary plans of care.

26. Address resident and family concerns and/or complaints.

27. Complete assigned MDS sections.

28. Complete PA-PASRR-ID forms within 48 hours of admission.

29. Complete Notice of Non-Coverage letters and issue to residents/families.

 

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